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M2 satellite delivers Australia’s first high-res Earth observation images
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Mappls RealView by MapmyIndia Launched as Google Street View Competitor in India
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Earth Observation Drones Global Market to Surpass $18.2 Billion by 2032
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China’s Long March rocket launches 16 satellites
According to the Chinese news agency, Xinhua, 16 new satellites...
Russia Fires Iranian Satellite Into Space, Prompting Spying Concerns
This is the moment Russia launched an Iranian space...
NEA AND SLA SIGN MOU TO SHARE GLOBAL NAVIGATION SATELLITE SYSTEM (GNSS)-DERIVED MOISTURE DATA FOR WEATHER MONITORING APPLICATION
Singapore – The National Environment Agency (NEA) and the Singapore...
UAE to develop SAR satellite constellation for remote sensing
The UAE Space Agency, on Monday announced a new...

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Monday, September 15th, 2014

UNESCO to Upgrade Pakistan’s Flood Forecasting System

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has launched a project aimed at upgrading the flood forecasting and early warning systems of Pakistan. Chief Meteorologist at the Pakistan Met Department Mohammad Riaz says the project...

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

Satellite Imagery, The New Weapon to Fight Forest Fires

As a senior expert at the newly-established Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation Agency (BP REDD+), Erwinsyah is responsible for monitoring hot spots in the country’s forests and sending alerts to relevant agencies and local officials...

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Surveyors Association Issues Warning About Company

A dispute between the Association of Newfoundland Land Surveyors and a surveying company in Happy Valley-Goose Bay has gone public. The association has taken the unprecedented step of placing a classified ad to warn landowners not to...

Friday, August 30th, 2013

New Method of Monitoring Promises Landslide Warning

A team of scientists from the GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences have developed a new means to monitor shear waves on the Earth's surface. The direct observation of subducting continental crust by modeling the landform and...

Friday, May 17th, 2013

Nepal Forest Fire Alert System Launched

An operational remote sensing forest fire detection and monitoring system for Nepal was officially launched at a programme today in Kathmandu. The system which is also equipped with an automated alert system sending email and SMS notifications...

Monday, September 17th, 2012

US Defence Chief Panetta Warns on Asia Territory Rows

The US defence secretary has warned territorial disputes in East Asia have the potential to become wider conflicts if provocations are not reduced. "A misjudgement on one side or the other could result in violence, and could result...

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

Satellite to Help Tsunami-Monitoring System

The Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Ministry has decided to introduce a system to transmit data from 15 wave gauges equipped with the Global Positioning System (GPS) off Japan's shores to ground stations via a private-sector communications...

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

Thailand Employs a Sensor Web for Natural Disaster Monitoring

Thailand has invested in the concept of the sensor web, creating an interoperable environment for a diverse set of satellite and ground sensors with connectivity to the Internet in order to better understand physical phenomena. The country...

Monday, September 12th, 2011

Taiwan Enhances Disaster Information System

In August 2009, Typhoon Morakot swept over almost the entire southern region of Taiwan with record breaking heavy rains rendering many parts of the area submerged in waist-deep floods, leaving many roads and private properties damaged and...

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

Connecting Environmental Observations with Cholera Outbreaks in Bangladesh

A predictive tool capable of giving better advanced warning of potential outbreaks in specific locations would allow for proactive, preventative responses and minimize negative effects. Remote sensing products can be used to better understand the correlation between...

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